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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

Aerial photograph of Kimbolton airfield looking south, the main runway runs diagonally and the perimeter is under construction, 26 June 1942. Photograph taken by No. 8 Operational Training Unit, sortie number RAF/FNO/24. English Heritage (RAF Photography).

Locations

  • Kimbolton

    Military site : airfield
    Planned for RAF use, Kimbolton airfield was built by W and C French Ltd. in 1941. The airfield was increased in size to accommodate a full US heavy Bomb Group, and the first such unit to us it was the 91st Bomb Group, who arrived in September 1942....

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 October 2014 11:21:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, English Heritage Collection

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